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The Board of Directors of the Patellofemoral Foundation has voted to offer the position of Executive Director to Mr. Eric Dahlinger. Mr. Dahlinger was a founding board member when the organization was started in 2002 and has served the organization with distinction and a high level of energy during that time. He has served as the Secretary for much of his tenure as a board member.
Mr. Dahlinger will step down as a board member, but will retain the title of Board Member Emeritus. His responsibility as the Executive Director began on May 1. His responsibilities will include the completion and subsequent maintenance of the recently updated website for the foundation as well as ongoing efforts to continue and enhance fundraising as well as outreach to the community relevant to the organization's goals.
The board president, Dr. John Fulkerson stated that "Eric has been a valuable partner to our success over the past 13 years and we look forward to his important and ongoing role as the Executive Director for the Patellofemoral Foundation. His success in business, his creativity, and ability to build relationships will continue to prove valuable as we collectively work to meet the foundation’s important goals."
Dr. Jason Koh was elected as Secretary during a recent board conference call.
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